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Valuejet Remo Ultra Race gets major sponsor


The organizers of Valuejet IAU African Championship Remo 2019, Nigeria’s first ultra-distance race, Nilayo Sports Management Ltd, has signed a major sponsorship deal with Keystone Bank Limited.

The Managing Director of NSML, Bukola Olopade said yesterday that “Valuejet IAU African Championships is a trendsetter, the ultra-race is setting an excellent example for ultra-running on the continent, ultra-runners from all across IAU member countries will be visiting Nigeria to compete in the African Championships.

“Keystone Bank, a bank that values excellence has chosen to partner with us to make history together, the bank recognizes the importance of athletics in the development of the country and this sponsorship will go a long way in contributing to the success of the event.

“In other developments, a financial institution and real estate giants are on the verge of committing to both headline sponsors and real estate partners for the Abuja City International Marathon, this goes to show the commitment of the private sector in Nigeria to grow sports and encourage wellbeing.’’

The 50km ultra-distance race will be held on December 7, 2019 at Sagamu, Ogun State.

Greatly supported by the Ogun State government and Valuejet Nigeria, the ultra-race will also feature a 5Km Fun Run open to everyone.

Olopade said the registration is free, adding that interested participants could register on


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